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In order to dominate the South China Sea, China may violate international law: Analyst

July 4, 2021

China’s plans to dominate the South China Sea could imply an infringement of international sea law in the region. The Chinese Minister of Defense General Chang Wanquan’s call for readiness for “the People’s War at Sea” last year is an example.

The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), earlier reaffirmed that the claims in Beijing of “indisputable sovereignty” of some 80% to 90% of the southern China Sea are totally bogus.

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Small-stick diplomacy involved the deployment to the police waters of the Chinese Coast Guard and other Non-Military Maritime Services in Pekin. Chinese sovereignty in the South China Sea was depicted in this report and rivals ostensibly overlooked to reverse that fact, the National Interest reported.

The UNCLOS court dealt a severe blow to China, breaking down the quasi-legal behind small bolt diplomacy. The court decision shows that the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone is occupied or invaders – not constables – by the Chinese Maritime forces.

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